Past Workshop Attendees: 

Los Angeles Juvenile Department of Probation Gang Unit  
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health   
Youth Policy Institute: Girls & Gangs - Los Angeles
Los Angeles Unified School District 
GRYD-Gang Reduction and Youth Development (Los Angeles Mayor's Office) 
Coalition For Engaged Education - Los Angeles  
El Nido Family Centers - Los Angeles  
Workforce Development Board - Salinas  
Turning Point of Central California - Salinas  
Natividad Foundation - Salinas 
Partners 4 Peace - Salinas 
City of Salinas Community Safety Division 
Salinas Police Department  
Salinas Union High School District  
Community Human Services - Salinas 
Alternative Education-Monterey County of Education 
City of Stockton Peacekeepers
Stockton Unified School District
City of Sacramento Youth Prevention 
Silicon Valley Children's Fund 
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) - San Jose
Alum Rock Counseling Center - San Jose
San Jose Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office  

SAN JOSE WORKSHOP - March 26, 2019

Making Of A Gangsta Workshop offers significant current, relevant and practical information to understand "gangsta ideology." There has been radical paradigm shift in gangsta culture in the last 25 years from "old-school" mentality to a "thug-life" philosophy. 

Making Of A Gangsta training hones in on the impact of gang-related activities & trends. 

Workshop Topics Include: 

- Gangsta Etymology 
- Framework for Purpose Thinking 
- Hip Hop Culture Impact on Gangsta Culture
- Shift in Criminal Justice System 
- Shift in Political Climate 
- Practice Purpose Thinking 
- Practice Trauma Informed Care to Gangs 

Making Of A Gangsta Workshop is designed to build capacity for social workers, case managers, street outreach, drug substance specialists, educators, therapists, law-enforcement, district attorney's, faith community and volunteers to help gang minded individuals with life skills for purpose thinking. Like most people walking on our planet...gangstas want the good things in life. Beneath the layers of toughness, there is a person...a real person full of potential looking to achieve purpose and greatness. 

*We have included a Personal Development (PD) Certificate Option. An online link is provided for an certification test.

Making Of A Gangsta Workshop Trainers 

       Dr. Adam Ybarra                        Robert Mosqueda